Health Promotion (MS)

The graduate program in Health Promotion leads to the Master of Science degree. The program is designed to prepare students as health education specialists in community health settings, colleges and universities, public schools, and health care facilities. All courses needed for the degree program are available online.  Students do not need to come to the campus for any of the course work or requirements to complete the degree. The core courses are 16 weeks long in a regular (fall/spring) semester. The elective courses are 8 weeks long in a regular (fall/spring) semester and 5 weeks long during summer semesters.

Program Requirements:

Admission to graduate study for the Master of Science degree in Health Promotion is selective and based upon the following:

  • Admission to graduate studies at UCA
  • Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) scores that are less than five years old indicating a score of 3.0 or higher on the writing section.

Exceptions to the GRE requirement include any of the following:

  • A comparable standardized graduate exam that includes a writing section score
  • CHES or MCHES certification
  • Completion of a master’s degree or higher from an accredited U.S. institution
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher

*For more program information and any additional admission requirements please request information below. 

Program Contact:

Heather K. Hudson
Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator/Advisor
(501) 852-0687
Doyne 322

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(501) 852-UCAO (8226)